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Salary: $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Posted: 07/03/2013

Job Description:


How would you like to work for an agency that is growing rapidly due to environmental issues? Well we have the perfect job for you. Come work for the Air Resources Board (ARB), Enforcement Division as an Air Pollution Specialist (APS) in the Heavy Duty Diesel Enforcement Section. We are seeking individuals that are highly qualified, motivated, team player, and most of all passionate about improving the environment.

Under the general direction of a Section Manager of the Diesel Equipment Enforcement Section, the APS is responsible for assisting with the implementation, administration, and enforcement fleet based mobile diesel enforcement programs. The individual will be responsible for using scientific methods and principles (e.g. applicable Society of Automotive Engineers (J1667 and others), governmental (40 CFR Part 86 et seq., 13 CCR 2100 et seq.) diesel engine manufacturer and other test procedures and standards) to prepare inspection and investigative reports that will ultimately lead to corrective action, settlement, and/or referral. Properly gather and maintain evidence and case files. Review case files to determine accuracy and completeness. Brief management and legal staff on findings and assist with case prosecution and settlements. The incumbent must also have the ability to prepare and present technical briefings, demonstrate proficiency in the use of office equipment (e.g., computers, copiers, and FAX machines), and demonstrate a willingness to support other ARB programs as required.

The incumbent will be conducting fleet audits and inspections in the field. There may be approximately 25% travel. As a condition of employment the incumbent must meet these requirements: Incumbent must have a valid California driver’s license (please indicate on STD 678) and will be required to participate in the DMV pull notice program. The successful candidate will also need to pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background security check and qualify for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). Additionally, the candidate will be required to take and pass a physical exam.


Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a State application (STD 678). On page one of the completed standard Sate Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, Surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

If interested, please submit a completed State application STD form 678 and any other relevant documents (e.g. resume, etc.) to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Walker. Also indicate your eligibility for this position in Explanation Line of your application.

SACRAMENTO LOCATION - We are located downtown in the beautiful California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) at 10th and I Street. The Light Rail Station is two blocks from CalEPA building and also close to the downtown plaza, restaurants, and gym.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Air Pollution Specialist 673 - 263 - 3887 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Enforcement Division
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Elizabeth Walker
(916) 322-2659

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